Young People – Ideas Needed Event

Earsdon and Wellfield Community Centre is hosting an event aimed at young people, to gather ideas on how they can improve services for young people. They are asking for young…

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Not-Equal Community Panel – Have your voice heard!

    Want to have your voice heard and help make technology fairer? Not-Equal are looking for people to join their panel that will explore issues around technology and how…

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Tyne & Wear Citizens Mayoral Assembly 

In advance of the election for a new North of Tyne Mayor on 2 May, Tyne & Wear Citizens – a broad based alliance of civil society institutions – will be holding…

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Volunteers’ Week Resources from NCVO

Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in…

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Free Basic First Aid Training from the British Red Cross

        The British Red Cross is working with local community groups, charities, retirement homes etc, to deliver some basic first aid skills relevant to the participants. The…

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Healthwatch GP Appointments Survey

    Healthwatch North Tyneside wants to hear your experiences of accessing appointments at your GP practice with their ‘Good practice? Accessing GP appointments survey’. The most common issue people…

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Useful Vision – Call for Volunteers

          Useful Vision organises a range of entertaining and stimulating activities for vision-impaired children and their families across the North East. They also run skills workshops…

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Newcastle University Internship Schemes

    The  Newcastle University Internships Scheme provides businesses and the VCS across the North East with the opportunity to utilise one of their talented students within a project based internship.…

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Drummond Central Work Placement Opportunity

If you’re good with words, people, ideas, design, socials, UX/UI or making things move, this is your time to shine. You could bag yourself a two-week PAID placement with School…

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Current Trustee Vacancies in and around North Tyneside

The North Shields Heritology Project – The North Shields Heritology Project is a newly Registered Charity dedicated to bringing the rich heritage of North Shields and its Fish Quay to life…

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VODA – coming to a venue near you!

            VODA and the services we offer are available across North Tyneside and although we are based in North Shields we are keen to make…

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The SuperAchievers Awards 2019: Volunteer of the Year – Deadline 15 February

The Super Achievers awards, from Pitman Training, annually celebrates the achievements of entrepreneurs, inspirational achievers, working parents and PA’s – but this year sees the introduction of the new category…

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Moving On Tyne & Wear: Weekly drop-in sessions at VODA

          Did you know that VODA is a delivery partner in the Moving On Tyne & Wear programme? Moving On Tyne & Wear helps people who…

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Community Business Weekend 16-19 May

The Community Business Weekend, delivered by Power to Change, celebrates the 7000 community businesses in local hands across England. 225 community businesses opened their doors in 2018 and used Community…

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North of Tyne Combined Authority and VCS Engagement

North of Tyne Combined Authority would like to invite you to a Joint NTCA- VCS Closer Working Event in March 2019. The event will be an opportunity to update our…

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Helix Arts call for volunteers

Helix Arts is keen to connect with 15 enthusiastic volunteers in North Shields who would like to enjoy a taste of arts and cultural volunteering on their doorstep. Whatever your…

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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Advice in North Tyneside

North Tyneside Council has recently improved the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities web pages. This follows work with the Parent Carer Forum and professionals to ensure it is fit for…

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FREE Digital Skills Masterclass 

On 16 May, join Media Trust with support from Google Digital Garage, along with a host of like-minded charities, community groups and digital experts for a unique, beginners level masterclass.…

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Safe Places Scheme North Tyneside

Safe Places is a scheme for people who may be vulnerable as a result of their physical or mental health or because they have a learning disability. People can become…

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FSI Training in Newcastle

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) is delivering training aimed at small charities in Newcastle on 31 January 2019, with support from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The training consists…

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Active North Tyneside Community Fund

        Active North Tyneside aims to encourage everybody to be more physically active and its Community Fund exists to help local groups, organisations and registered charities get…

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Trustee vacancies at Dyslexia North East

            Dyslexia North East is a group of dedicated volunteers who care passionately about the educational opportunities for dyslexic people and their aspirations for the future.…

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New recruitment services from VONNE

      VONNE (Voluntary Organisations Network North East) has launched two new services to help make the recruitment process easier for the voluntary and community sector. Recognising that many…

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North of Tyne Authority Adult Education Budget

    The North of Tyne Combined Authority has now been formally established and has published its vision. The Authority regards the mobilisation of the devolution of the Adult Education Budget…

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VODA Award Winners 2018!

We are delighted to share the stories of our award winners for 2018, who were presented with their prizes at our recent AGM by Chairman of North Tyneside, Cllr Tommy…

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Christmas is a time for giving!

              In the run up to Christmas here are some thoughts about ways in which you might help North Tyneside charities and community groups:…

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Volunteering opportunities and events with Active North Tyneside

The Active North Tyneside team is seeking new volunteers who could inspire their friends or family to be more active and give their health a boost. The new volunteers will…

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Success Club Social Leaders Programme

Success Club Social Leaders provides a structured programme of support, over 9 months, for female leaders in the voluntary, community, and social enterprise sector in the North East of England.…

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Whitley Bay Town Cup – nominations now open

Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Whitley Bay Town Cup. North Tyneside Council presents the annual award to an individual or organisation in Whitley Bay who has played…

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#iwill Week Case Study: Hannah Gray

Hannah was referred to VODA over 18 months ago through the Talent Match programme, when she took part in projects around improving employability through volunteering, and around community arts. Keen…

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